Karni Mata temple

  • Forts, palaces, some wonderful areas covered by Thar Desert, and ancient marketplaces, etc are the symbols of Rajasthan tourism that always attract tourists from across the world and persuade them to spend more days here. The beautiful state is also famous for some of the sacred temples and destinations that have a charisma of their own that keep one enticed for the time to come. Among some of the famous temples and shrines, Karni Mata Temple is one dedicated to Karni Mata at Deshnoke at the distance of 30 km from Bikaner.

    The beautiful temple is known as the Temple of Rats that is famous for having more than 20000 black rats living and revering in the temple complex. These rates are known as Kabbas and counted as holy rats. The beautiful temple is also famous for its architectural wonder as the front of the temple is beautiful marble facade that has solid silver doors built by Maharaja Ganga Singh across the doorway that are mode silver doors with panels depicting the various legends of the Goddess.

    The famous temple complex is also known for white rats too that are considered to be especially holy. During your trip to this holy temple, you will get some of the luxurious accommodation options either in Bikaner or in the town where the sacred temple is located. As far as food options are concerned, they are plentiful and will be suitable for you. Pure vegetarian food is available everywhere that is served in restaurants and road-side dhabas.

    Reaching here is also easy and hassle-free as you have to take a bus or taxi from Bikaner to cover the distance of 30 km by road. Road are good and safe to drive or reach there. You can also reach by your own car from any other city of Rajasthan.